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CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
the incident the year or will the stride on until afghanistan elects a new president? afghanistan approved it. no one has said that they are going to need to change it. president karzai has said he does not want to be the one who signs it. he is holding off on signing it until next year. it is a problem. there is no question about it. the substance is basically what both sides are comfortable with. president karzai is spilling new ideas, i do not know. it does not sound like it. it is whether or not to get so it. formally signed i the hope is we will get it signed before the elections. is his refusal to sign. >> he wanted to renegotiate. --wanted to have the avenue afghanistan taliban members released from guantanamo. he wants no more rage or bombing of afghan houses like the one that just happens. is this rhetoric? is it something we need to come to terms with? >> he also presented the agreement as is to the world journal. about two or three weeks ago. they uprooted. -- they approved it. the issuesg some of he raised before. theave seen that if he had objection he would not have sent it in t
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
the president failed to enforce election laws? >> before it is initiated? >> i think i know the answer to that question. is, if you can dispense with immigration law or marijuana laws or mandatory minimums, can you dispense of aws?tion l >> i think we have gone over this ground. >> let's do it one more time. can the president suspend election laws? >> no. >> why not? >> because we live in a government of laws and the president is bound to obey them and apply them. the aca,ot applying marijuana laws, mandatory minimums, what is the difference with election laws? >> we have a disagreement on whether or not he is applying those loss. did eric holder instruct his prosecutors to no longer follow mandatory minimums? >> this is an area where i do not know as much as you do. thatfind that shocking anybody would not know more than i do on any topic. >> my impression is that he is not doing what you have said. >> tell me how i am wrong. memo thatr sent out a said we will no longer put in drug amounts. do you agree with me that congress can pass mandatory minimum sentences? >> constitutionally, y
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
of everything. it is a different philosophy than a republican would have. that if romney were elected, we would be coming out of this by now. with all this government regulation and the government goes -- the government knows best and comes first, as sky has never worked hard. arrogant,most polarizing, racist president we have ever had. the only people making excuses for him are the morally weak and politically correct liberal white apologists and the plaque -- and the black racists in the name of political correctness. everyone else is realistic enough to see the frog has dissipated and this guy is a total fraud. he will go down as one of the worst presidents this country has ever had. he does not care about the pain the americans are going through. >> joe from new york, good morning. caller: good morning. thank bush.to he was right 10 years ago when he said increasing domestic oil wouldtion in north dakota stimulate and create jobs. i remember senator kerry was opposed to that. now it and it up being right because every million barrels we produce here, we generate $60 billion per year in reve
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
. and in the next election, you see a lot of peeling off, moving away. the problem is not just the website. these are problems that the obama administration created with the website themselves. they could have done this right. the problems are fundamental to the law. the economics of this law don't work. the president neve truth about it. he never told us it is not going to cost any money. well, it is going to cost a lot of money. >> i said $900 billion, it is already $2.7 trillion. >> actually, the president said it would save us money, he said you can have your own doctor, doctors are dropping off like flies. you can keep your own health care, that is totally untrue, it is just going to get worse. >> i think i know this president, i have studied this guy. he is a rigid radical idealogue, do you really think he will pull the plug on this? >> this is going to get worse. >> day after day, cancellation letter after cancellation letter. >> you haven't even gotten into people who have the corporate policies. that is the much larger group of people. we got a notice the other day that next year
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
's your suggestion on -- what been finally resolved the i know we said elections, if the elections are affected by decisions of the executive branch, what do the people who are the final arbiters of this definition of the constitution? >> to me are -- >> i'm asking mr. cannon. >> i think it was to meet him and get asking if there's no remedy, what did the people do. to what particular sort of abuses are you -- >> anyone on the list of the enumerated powers, for example, any with the question of war because that's the starkest of all. >> there is a procedure in the constitution that allows peoplee people to amend the constitution without going through congress. that is another method where the people can try to restrain executive spent you suggest then if that should happen why would an executive with such disrespect for the constitution today on an amended constitution from the constitutional convention? >> that is an excellent question. >> i would like to turn to mr. turley. he's had a chance to reflect upon the earlier statement of the situation that we are in, and where this goe
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
the framers established athey separate executive branch under the direction of a nationally elected president and charged him to take care that the laws be faithfully executed. look at onea quick of the targets of these charges. that is the phasing in of the aca employer mandate which has called a blatant illegality and many other things. it is a routine temporary course correction. what did the administration do? announced a decision to postpone for one year the january 1 come in 2014 come date for the aca requirement that large employers provide their workers with insurance or pay a tax. this and other subsequently announced the lays do not constitute refusal to enforce the aca. on the contrary, they are merely adjustment designed to ensure effective implementation in accord with bus -- congress's purposes. the proposed regulations that it has followed through on on september 5 make that clear. as does the treasury's statement intends to continue fine-tuning those regulations and working with the people affected by them until they become effective. emphasize that just after the administrati
FOX News
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
midterm elections. long-term, the jury is still out and substance is going to ultimately determine whether this is a success or not. the most important thing of all is, does it keep costs down? that's what people care about more than anything else. there is some preliminary data, i want to stress preliminary, that costs have been kept down for a number of reasons. if obamacare is driving that, and costs continue to come in lower, that will be important. do the exchanges work, do healthy people get involved? that's critically important. we'll know that by march 31st. finally, look at massachusetts. they had a whole host of problems there at the beginning. and yet have gotten to a point where it's working fairly well, seems to be reasonably popular in that state. hopefully, for those who support the bill, that's the trajectory that will be followed. last thing, i comment on the ad that you're in, one of the ultimate ironies here is i think the health insurance industry is sitting back with tens of millions of dollars in ads waiting to go on tv to promote the law to get people to sign up. tha
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 1:00am EST
for the democratic party can win elections outside of massachusetts, and is this an active debate for the democratic coalition now? >> ok, so when you poll the public on things like education, jobs -- people want good jobs. people want the american dream. if you look at doug sosnik's recent blog post, which i think was not in "atlantic" but in "politico"? sorry. i think it is totally right that one of the great unifying factors in this country was if you work hard, and play by a set of fairness rules, you should do ok. and our guidepost was -- are our kids, the next generation, are they doing better than we are? that has changed. and people are really anxious about that. they want to work hard and they want to do ok. so i think there is -- when i looked at the elections, in 2013, chris christie won in new jersey, that is true, but so did minimum wage expansion. terry mcauliffe won in virginia, walsh in boston, deblasio in new york. toledo, the person who was pro- public education -- >> could you speak up? >> sorry. the person who was pro-education won. so there is something going on in the country t
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
town hall meetings for the midterm elections in 2010. and so you allow people to organize and get these groups out there, that were there to just obstruct. what you need to do is do small group meetings. start with your base, start with women's organizations and use your best weapon. michelle obama. >> i love that. stick with me, because we'll have robert gibbs when we come back, and i want to ask about who would be the effective surrogates here. i love the idea of first lady obama out there sort of selling this law, but i wonder if there are some real challenges in making that happen. stick with us, we are bringing robert gibbs into the discussion next. when it's donut friday at the office, i use my citi thankyou card to get 2x the points at the coffee shop. which will help me get to a beach in miami and they'll be stuck at the cube farm. the citi thankyou preferred card. now earn 2x the points dining out, with no annual fee. go to citi.com/thankyoucards she pretty much lives in her favorite princess dress. and she's not exactly tidy. even if she gets a stain she'll wear it for a
FOX News
Dec 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
. when that was announced last week, i can tell you that every democrat running for re-election this coming year had a heart attack. my god, a month before the election, half of my constituents are going to get a letter from their insurance company telling them, you're out. and that would be the biggest wipeout of the democratic party in an election we've ever seen. that's what they're facing if they don't change this thing or, i think what they're going to do is try to delay the whole thing past the election. >> there are numbers that have come out, and fox news has done this polling as well to see whether or not people are feeling like taking this issue to the ballot box. and i want to show everybody about trustworthiness and where this administration is. 55% of people surveyed in this fox news poll earlier this month say that they feel like the administration has tried to deceive them about what's really in the affordable care act. that's problematic not just for this president but it becomes an election talking point, i would imagine, at some point. if it holds. >> the democ
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
thing that really matters is if you're in a down part of the cycle right before an election. so barack obama doesn't have to face the voters anymore. so a lot of this talk about where he stands in the polls is only relevant if it actually leads to defections among democrats. the republicans already oppose him. if his low poll numbers cause democrats to head for the hills, that's when we should start saying it's really significant. so far, that hasn't happened. so the consequences of his low poll numbers are not yet serious. that doesn't mean they might not get serious in the new year if they can't get their act together on the website. if they do get their act together and these patches work, we don't know the antibiotics answer to that question yet, despite the cheerleading from the white house. if it does get better at the beginning part of the new year, he has every opportunity to have a much more successful 2014. and i think what we're starting to see now on this question of the minimum wage, which affects a lot more than kids, the assumption was it used to just be for teenagers. n
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm EST
boots on the ground at the southwest border than at any time in our history. >> in an election year, the need to ramp up border enforcement has become a mantra among republicans and democrats alike. back in the rio grande valley, the men captured by border patrol had been taken to a processing center. if they don't have the right papers they'll be deported but first they will be criminally prosecuted for entering the country illegally. >> every single person that gets caught is going to be prosecuted. no matter what, no ifs ands or buts. nstead of picking them up and sending them back to their home country. we now prosecute them hold them in jail and then send them back to the country. >> back here, due process doesn't count for much. it is largely irrelevant whether these grew up in the united states. within hours they will all be labeled convicted criminals. >> the numbers, the huge numbers of prosecution is just skyrocketing. >> what is driving that? money, money. is for law enforcement a success story and for prison industry a profit. ahead of the election powment promisepromise
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
under the protection of the nationally elected president and charged him to take care that they would be faithfully executed. let's first take a quick look at one of the targets of these charges and that is phasing in the aca that is a routine )-close-paren action. whether the administration do? on july 2, it announced the decision to postpone for one year to january 1, 2014 effective date for the aca that workers provide health insurance or pay taxes. this and other subsequently announced the delays do not enforce at all. on the contrary they are merely phasing in the adjustments designed to ensure effective implementation of the statute in accordance with congress purposes. the treasury department announcement makes that clear in the proposed regulations that it has followed through on on september 5 to make that clear as does the treasury statement that it intends to continue fine-tuning those regulations and working with the people affected by them until you become finally effective. and i should emphasize just after the administration took this action, president george w. bush se
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
the turbines of today... will power us all... into theuture. ♪ ♪ lou: the mayor elected ew york city today surprising a lot of people, naming bill bratton to be the city's next police commissioner, the 66-year-old bratton is a veteran law enforcement official who previously ran the nypd and resilient as demonstration and headed the police department's above los angeles and boston. a new poll from cnn showing support for stricter gun control is fading. just 49 percent now say they back restrictions to the second amendment down six points from the 55 percent who have said they back in control in january. but may be part of the reason that the new york mayor now michael bloomberg, you remember him, gun control group bears against illegal vans, surrendering extreme tactics to push can control. please take a look at their shocking new ad for portrayal of a potential school shooting nine days before the first anniversary of that age and connecticut school massacre. >> on december 14th we will have a moment of silence for newtown. but with 26 more schools shooting since that date, ask yourself, i
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> that frustration has been out there for several cycles. once we got past 08 was a historic election and one in which people felt good about and maybe the country could turn a corner, what we have seen since then is polarization is worse than ever and the anger at washington is deeper than ever. i think part of this is related to the lack of real recovery for so many people with the economy. there a series of elements and people don't know what to do and when it comes time for election, they go back to the two sides. the republican or the democratic side. that outweighs so much else. even though the anger towards washington persists. >> brad and fred, you are big consumers of focus groups. anything in that group surprise you some. >> not at all. we see that everywhere whether it's a fly over country or the coast. i predict the voters will figure out how to take out anger on washington next year. it hurts republicans a lot less when voters are angry. they know republicans hate government. when government is disfunctional, they punish the people who like government. that's democrats. democrats
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
. you have got to be careful what you say when you are in an election. when you say it's going to be the most transparent administration in history you will be held to that standard. >> what about calling the president a liar. is that okay? i think so. i know bob you don't like it. i'm wondering what bob had for breakfast because i'm nodding my head. i think there is a high bar set by the president. when i worked in washington, d.c., we figured out every way to call our opponent anything but a liar. however, during this last presidential election president obama actually used the term and their staff did on his campaign. it shocked a lot of people that they went there first. now that that bar has been lowered and they are calling each other a liar, i do think it's fair. and either they are grossly incompetent or they are deceitful. either way the credibility has been lost. a lot of people gave him goodwill when oh came in to do obamacare. this touches him personally. >> you are touching on something that's important here. it's the way this president came into the white house an
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america who has worked harder for his re-election or supported this bill or went out of his way to explain the bill to the american people more than i did. >> joining me now, doctor zeke emmanuel, msnbc contributor and vice pro voeft for world global initiatives at the university of pennsylvania. doctor, good to have you with us tonight. >> nice to be here. >> i can't take argument with bill clinton. he worked awfully hard to get president obama re-elected. he was tireless on the campaign trail. but we're almost at the point where every sound bite counts. what role could bill clinton play at this point, moving forward after trying to mop up what was said in that interview? >> well, actually, isn't it interesting how the sort of -- that whole narrative of people losing their insurance has died away has the web site has come back and 1 million people or so a day can visit the website and see what's available. i do think a large part of the effort now has to be try to drive people to take a look at what's on the website. for them to loo
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
were four years ago? most americans that elected this president yet again, now they're having buyers remorse, because most americans are not better off. if you look at the unemployment rate at 7% but for the black community, last check, it was 13%. the hispanic community has not lowered that much and for women and young adults, if you have a college degree, kelly, most people don't have a job today, so people are looking at this situation and though the president is a great orator, a great politician, motivational speeches do not make a more prosperous america. >> when you look at the president, is it all his fault? does congress have something to do with this as well? >> i think you have to look at this in context. one is i think polling is a snapshot in type and right now the president is going through a rough patch. compared to republicans in congress and what their approval ratings are, the president is actually sky high. not having a congress that will work with him in order to get any of these things done in order to fix the economy and fix health care and get immigration done,
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
their votes. >> toxin and proceed toxin parties have won elections since 2001. opponents deride his policies which favor the rural poor as a form of vote buying. his vision, however, has alarmed academics who see it as undemocratic. >> i think this is very unacceptable for those who study and whpractice what is called m democracy in tie land. because this proposal is limited to people that depend or agree with him. >> anti-government protesters have marched against the capital and clashed with police. the same tactics were used in 2010 except then, it was supporters of tachsin to prevent those parties from returning to power. the street procetests ended onl after the army moved in. the deputy prime minister had authorized the use of force. more than 90 people were killed and he is due to be formally charged with murder on december 12th for his role in the crackdown. while he says he is leading a fight against corruption, his record hasn't been clearly clean. he has been implicated in a land stand-off that forced the governme. >> as a politician of 35 years, he jokes about being the on the w
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am EST
that the law was constitutional and the election where we chose one later who advocated one approach over a later advocated another. as we look going forward to the next five years in particular, i would say that there are going to be five very specific levels within which all of this is going to unfold and for which we will see enormous transformational change. the first and most imminent factor perhaps will be congress itself. congress is unlikely to change the affordable care act finding the necessary votes in both the house and senate and getting the necessary presidential signature so i don't expect any immediate changes with regards to the law itself but we do have an enormous opportunity to change the public programs, medicare and medicaid recognizing that it is a significant budget and cost driver and realizing that by simply changing these two major programs, they can be an engine for change in the entire healthcare marketplace. there, congress has a choice between cutting programs and just shifting the cost on to somebody else, which we have done all too often or redesigning and
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
is the website going to play in the 2014 election cycle but we forget that many congressional hopefuls and incumbent members are already running for re-election or running to be elected. how is the website rollout and politics of obama care in general, how is that playing on the ground already? >> it's playing very differently depending on where you are. i'll give you two examples. you probably heard about kentucky where the website is going really well. i know the new york times and "washington post" talked about that a lot. if you go to kentucky, what you hear is that mitch mcconnell is still loud and proud saying we should repeal obama care. and the democratic candidate there running and her name is allison grimes. so far even though kentucky has a good website, she is still very weary of this law. her view is still obama care not going to help you win in kentucky. on the other hand in florida, you have charlie crist, now a democrat, running for governor there. he made one of his big issues the medicate expansion which is popular. florida has not allowed the medicaid expansion. and
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
trying to kill the thing. from the day obama was elected president, republicans have been determined to block health care reform. they got scott brown elected. they took the law all the way to the supreme court, voted dozens of times to defund or repeal it, shut down the government for 16 days, and obama care survived all of it. irony is that while republicans couldn't kill obama care, the administration almost could. >> good evening. president obama now finds himself compared to president george w. bush, as in the problems with the health care plan have become president obama's katrina. >> but today, the website is now fixed enough that it looks like obama care is really here to stay. the repeal strategy is dead and obama care is out of the icu. according to the administration, the error message rate for the front end of the website is less than 1%. that's down from about 6% last month. the site can now handle 50,000 users at a time, 800,000 per day. keep in mind, at one point, the site could handle only about 1,000 users at a time. >> this website is and will function effectively f
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:30pm PST
and ezekiel emanuel may think of young people, that's a bad deal. as you point out, we've had three elections on this. there's nobody in the america who has not at least heard of obama care and i think that -- i think that what we're seeing is their very real refusal to go along with it because as you say, it's a bad idea for them. >> the white house, charlie, has to be deeply worried about the new harvard millennial poll. only 22% of young americans plan to sign up. 47% say it's unlikely they are going to sign up. i mean, those young people are the ones who are supposed to pay, as you point out, for the higher health costs for older and sick americans. if that doesn't happen, charlie, it could cause what experts say is a death spiral of skyrocketing premiums and then the risk, the collapse of the entire system. right? >> and i think -- absolutely. and i think that is exactly why the administration would much rather spend their time talking about what a disaster the website is and we're going to fix the website and get the glitches out. and you know what, eventually -- and they compare it to
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm PST
and federal exchange have generated more than 230,000 confirmed elections through november 30th. insurers already back logged trying to process the applications, worrying that they won't be able to handle the new surge and get them processed in time for coverage to begin january first. the insurers say they have now fixed the major flaws with the insurance files on healthcare.gov. and they expect that now the process will go more smoothly. they will certainly be put to the test in the days to come. bertha coombs, nightly business reform. >>> and could projected reforms in mexico open up new lucrative opportunities for american companies. but first, a look at international markets today. >>> the supreme court has declined to get involved in the problems between states and on-line retailers about the collections for sales taxes. in a big review, the high court will not review the suit brought by amazon.com and overstock.com. which urges that by wednesday they have the requirement to collect sales taxes even though the sellers are not located in those states. >>> and meanwhile, amazon.com an
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
in next year's midterm elections. already the botched rollout has put enrollment rates far below white house targets. consumers now have just a few weeks to sign up for coverage to begin on january 1. to handle the surge, the technology team is scrambling to make more upgrades to the website and warns too much traffic could still overwhelm the system. tara mergener, for cbs news, washington. >> the technology team is scrambling to fix glitches in what is known as the back end of the system, meaning the part of the website that delivers consumer information to insurers. >>> federal investigators from the national transportation safety board will spend the next two days interviewing the crew and passengers who are on the commuter train that jumped the tracks in new york city, killing four people. speed may have been a factor. but as marley hall reports, investigators say it is still too soon to know for sure. >> reporter: workers used cranes to upright trains -- train cars that toppled during the crash. they are also analyzing the train's data recorders to determine if the engineer may h
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
and it could scale back a proposal to allow military tribunals for civilians. election for the minister and prime minister, if everything goes forward, that is the question, could be held later this year. >>> authorities say speed was likely the factor that killed "fast and furious" star paul walker in southern weekend that happened over the weekend. it could be time before police know how fast the porsche walker was riding in. they say looping tire tracks was visible. they are trying to determine if the tire tracks are related to the crash. the driver of the car who also died has been identified as by cnn affiliate roger roadus, he was walker's business partner. >> sad. >>> this morning kansas city police are investigate ago death in the parking lot of arrowhead stadium. this happened as the chiefs were playing the broncos. this is being treated as a homicide. but no arrests have been made. three people are in police custody. police say the victim returned to his car to find a stranger inside it. there was a struggle that followed and that is when the victim, a man in his 20s, collapse
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
obama was elected, the domestic politics in iran create an opening for an agreement. the sanctions we have imposed have had an impact. the iranian people are saying to their leaders, "we need relief", and we have a president who is pragmatic. he's not soft, president hassan rouhani. he's practices mattic and put it together with president barack obama's relief that a good deal is in u.s.'s interests and you have space. >> you wrote in that piece that you were hope. a lasting deal will bring about a multilayered, mean layers of positive consequences throughout the middle east. is there not the danger that by giving iran more strength, unleashing iran that it would lead to more tensions between sunni countries. and shi'ite countries. making things worse? >> it's hard to imagine that things would get worse. iran has been shut out of the middle east. we have not had relations with them for 30 years. they are not at any table where we are. turkey has been growing. saudi arabia has been growing in the region, and they have basically made themselves felt by sponsoring terrorism through hezbo
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
at of some sort? >> the next one for the 2013 elections. thank you. last time i checked the is the commander in chief. and of the executive branch. that is called a leader. that is exactly what he was elected to do, to be the leader. style. once again he is passing the buck. the blame starts with them. >> here is something else that the president said in the same interview, invest in b.c. tweeted this out. lou: i can't wait for this. >> ", government is not somebody else. government is us. we have the capacity to change it. what that tells you is when this president up in his mouth, what comes out is just black bird. you cannot take it seriously. >> that is the foundation of the very strong, pass an income and personal philosophy. >> well, in a way it is between of the president wants not to eliminate government departments some of them should be. the thing so why does he propose that we not eliminate them. we know that we want to increase the size of government, hire more people and give government more power and take it away from congress or if congress does not go along, the federal gover
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
the 16th, night and day. and this includes anyone, including the elected democrats are in negotiations with president obama and his team all along. and i think as we look to the future of what is the enrollment look like and what it is reassessing these prices for 2015, what does it look like next summer when businesses and waivers expire and they might take a bunch of people in their companies imported into these changes, people that think they are unaffected by the law. there's a lot of potential problems that could come from the slot that have nothing to do with the website. and the administration needs to face that. lou: one of the unintended consequences is to invert the ratio and medicare is swamped. $17 trillion in unfunded liabilities are a likely outcome for medicare. >> i think that medicaid will reach a crisis actuation fairly soon. but it will not be alone. we talked before about the cuts to medicare and what was required by obamacare. and this includes the private insurance market starting with the individual market and it started off as a website problem and it could well
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
to push his re-election and health care was a major issue. >> right. >> were you present for discussions about this line about people being able to keep their health insurance plans. >> i worked for the president beginning in 2007 through the re-election campaign. we tried every day to get everything we said and that the president said right. it went through a research vet, a policy vet. >> did you think you would get something wrong? >> we were scared we would get everything wrong. >> you're not answering my question. there have been lots of reports about barack obama's advisers and so on being present and whether the policy people, the report from the wall street journal was that the policy people said the president can't go out there and say this if you like your plan you can keep it. and the political people said, keep your mouth shut because your actual statement is not that salable. that's what the journal reported. >> i never discussed it with him. i don't recall having that discussion. having talked to some of the other people involved subsequently, i know there is an incredible
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
consequences come every other year in elections. and i just hope the voters, it's the tyranny of low expectations. i hope that their expectations for government are not so low that they really aren't happy that the website is finally working. i hope they still punish people because it wasn't working when it was supposed to be. so we need to race our expectations and congress needs to have more perseverance when it comes to investigations. >> i'm always scandalized, you never find out, when you ask the question well who did it. nobody knows. i'll have to get back to you. and you can't even, you can't fix something if you can't find out where the bad apple is that might be poisoning the rest of the project. >> we're going through that right now with the irs targeting scandal that was so big several months ago. we're having a really hard time identifying where the idea came from, who if anyone's ever going to be responsible for it. look at the website. kathleen sebelius still has her job. >> let's say that president obama said hit the road to her. what would we get out of it? 9 be the
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
factor in next year's midterm elections. already, the botched rollout put enrollment rates in the new health insurance marketplace far below white house targets. consumers now have just a few weeks to sign up for coverage to begin on january 1. to handle that surge, the technology team is scrambling to make more upgrades to the website and warns too much traffic could still overwelm the system. tara for cbs news, washington. >> the technology team is also scrambling to fix glitches in what's known as the back end of the system. meaning, the part of the website that delivers the consumer information to insurers. >>> by now, you know it's cybermonday and some experts predict up to 85% of online retailers will offer you something special, even this week, a lot of people are doing cyber week deals, but matt, rather some of his favorite deals that you can still get in on before the night is over. the top store wide sales come from these folks you see on your screen. with 6:00 p.m..com stealing the spotlight. followed by huge offerings by omaha steaks, and calvin klein. they are down to 55
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
elected by us to us as their constituents. let's get together and work on the issue and fix the problems. the website is such a small thing. the problem we have is the law. it is a bad law. it may be the law of the land, of thevery was the law land at one time and we got rid of it. laws go away. sometimes we need to fix it. there was a whole generation -- raised onht socialism being bad and being told that communists were out to get them. this is socialized health care. this is what it is. people are falling for it. calling it a single- payer system. it is all ms. -- a mess. you want to get people health insurance? get them jobs. empower the individual. they will get health insurance and live a better life and provide for their children and hope that their children can have a better life. harrisburg, pennsylvania. republican. caller: hi. think obama is a little bit nonchalant about health care. if we cannot appeal this lot right now, wait until he gets out of office and then appeal law. too many people are suffering. thank you. host: should someone be fired? rose, are you there? daniel,
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
, politicians can get elected out of office. booted out by the people. but these folks are going to be career lawyers in the department of homeland security. they're going to be there until they retire. >> yeah. they're going to be on the gf scale making between 75,000 and 155,000 a year. you can't get rid of them. they're career federal civil servants and the next republican administration is going to run into problems because the entire bureaucracy is being filled up with ideologue who will oppose republicans party once the republicans retake the white house. >> give us a quick example as you're exit question what, that would mean. >> look, these folks are going to have the power to do back door amnesty. anybody who applies for certain types of status, people who overstayed visa, these lawyers who have spent their short careers fighting on these issues will keep doing it. it's all over the administration. it's an election law tier. immigration now. >> indeed it is. well-known whistle blower in dc, thank you very much. >> thanks, steve. >> what do you think about that? e-mail us. coming up,
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
who are elected from our states to represent the people who have a right to be heard. 77 times this majority leader has cut off amendments in a body whose whole purpose is to amend, debate, and vote. i call it a gag rule. with the majority cutting off the right of american voices to be heard on the senate floor. 114 times he's filed a motion to cut off debate on the same day he's introduced a bill, and he calls that a filibuster. i call it a gag rule. he's bypassed senate committees in an unprecedented way. 76 times in the last six years. he set himself up as the king of the senate. may i offer an amendment on iran, a senator might ask? no. may i offer an amendment on egypt? no. how about an amendment on obamacare? what about a bill on the national labor relations board? no. can we work on appropriations bills? no. only one person deciding what happens here when in fact the history of the senate has been a place of virtually unlimited debate on virtually any amendment. that's been the history of the united states senate. it's different than the house of representatives. it has
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
revolution led to a rerun of suspect elections and mr. yanukovych's ouster from office. he seems determined not to repeat that experience. the question is whether he has overplayed his hand by giving into russian demands. the new generation of protesters empowered by the memories and failed promises of the orange revolution and the organizational tool of the internet, are equally determined not to give in. for them, this battle is about the soul of their nation. they were outraged by the government's 11th hour u-turn against an agreement with the e.u. which would have been an essential milestone towards full e.u. membership. the toxic situation here was further enflamed by the heavy and brutal hand of the police. the riot police used teargas, baton charges and stun grenades. the protesters responded with rocks. the result: dozens of injured on both sides and a foretaste of things to come in a crisis with no elegant or obvious solution. >> woodruff: for more on the protests and what it all means, i'm joined by former u.s. ambassador to the ukraine steven pifer, now a director and senior fell
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
, millennials were the outliers, one of two significant groups that helped elect the president and re-elect him in 2012. up until the last year or so, they've been outliars. over the course of our last two surveys they've actually fallen quite neatly with the rest of america, looking a lot like their older brothers and sisters. we've seen that frankly that the president's approval rating has decreased by about 11 points across-the-board over the last year. significantly 15 points among women, 9 points among men. even among-- approval under 50%. >> and what do they say about the congress which we know is also seeing its approval ratings drop? >> unfortunately, those numbers are bad and getting worse. democrats in congress continue to fall and republicans in congress only 19% of all,-- of young americans under the age of 230 believe they're doing a good job or approve of the job that they're doing in washington d.c. so as bad of a day this might be for the president and those who care about the affordable care act, it's not any better for republicans in congress. >> woodruff: john, finally, i wan
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